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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Mather, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Mather, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin, was built in 1926 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. An annex was built beside it in 1969. Renovated in 1971 and 1986, the elevator closed on 31 December 1996 and has since been removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1927

A. R. Coulthard

1927-1930

H. A. Thompson

1930-1933

William Percival “Percy” Waters (c1906-1953)

1933-1938

John Wilson “Jack” Hyslop (1901-?)

1938-1942

J. A. Roe

1942-1952

A. W. Winlaw

1952-1960

L. E. Willett

1960-1968

K. Porter

1968-1995

Harry A. “Hank” Lyle (c1895-1975)

1995-1996

?

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Mather

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Mather (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool and United Grain Growers grain elevators at Mather

Manitoba Pool and United Grain Growers grain elevators at Mather (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Mather

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Mather (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.09892, W99.19349
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“City accountant, W. P. Waters dies at 46 years,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 January 1953, page 24.

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

We thank Bill Sutherland for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2018

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